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Alumnus named to influential list of global executives

Tom Arnold (BSBA ’80, JD ’83) ranked No. 10 in Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute’s ranking of the “100 Most Significant and Impactful Asset Owner and Public Executives of 2016.” Arnold, a candidate in the Hough Graduate School of Business’ Doctor of Business in Administration Program, is Head Americas Real Estate

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UF MBA is No. 5 in The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur online MBA rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business’ Online Program ranked No. 5 according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine’s online MBA rankings. The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur methodology focused on five core area: Academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms, and career outcomes. Data points were weighted in

UF MBA elevates interim director to lead state’s top program

GAINESVILLE, Fla.  – The Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business has appointed John Gresley as Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA Programs. Gresley, 37, had served in those roles on an interim basis since April when Dr. Alex Sevilla, who directed

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Change for the better

Noelle Fennessy (BSAc ’16, MAcc ’16) came to a memorable, and somewhat sobering, realization two years ago when she attended Beta Alpha Psi’s Annual Meeting—an international gathering of the honor organization for financial information students and professionals. “Every chapter seemed to be more active than we were,” said Fennessy, now

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UF entrepreneurship center to host inaugural “bootcamp”

The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business will host its first-ever “Gator Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs” on Saturday mornings from Oct. 8 to Nov. 12. The bootcamp is a series of sessions to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch their own successful businesses. The program will

Fisher alumna to share journey to the C-Suite

Karen O’Byrne’s (BSAc ’89, MBA ’06) journey to the C-suite had its twists and turns, but she never wavered thanks to her accounting education. It’s a success story O’Byrne hopes current Fisher students will emulate. O’Byrne, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Modernizing Medicine, will be one of

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Ethics in the Job Search

Steve Weiss’ (BSBA ’80) definition for ethics is simple: “Try to do the right thing in every situation.” It’s an approach not only for business professionals, but also for students about to begin their careers. Weiss, an Executive Vice President and Corporate Ombudsman at CACI International, offered advice to Warrington

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Fisher School maintains impressive standing in US News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program ranked fifth among U.S. public programs in U.S. News & World Report’s “2017 Best Colleges” edition released Tuesday. Overall, the Fisher School’s undergraduate program ranked 10th in the U.S. “I’m pleased to see the hard work of our students, faculty,

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Fisher School’s programs highly ranked in new PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs all ranked among the top 15 U.S. public accounting programs in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 35th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors released today. Among U.S. publics, the Fisher School ranked 7th in undergraduate programs, 10th in master’s

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Entrepreneurship program completes successful summer

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida celebrated 56 high school students who completed the four-week Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Sustainability (YELS) program during the Awards Lunch Celebration on July 15. The program is the only one in the United States specifically developed for high school students to learn